Akira Minagawa and ‘minä perhonen’

Salolainen, M. (Chair), Akira Minagawa (Member), Paavilainen, T. (Organiser)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganization of a workshop, panel, session or tutorial


Mr. Akira Minagawa gave a wonderful and inspiring lecture for Aalto University’s students, staff and guests in the Undergraduate Centre on 11th of April. 2019 He talked about his fashion work and creation of the brand ‘minä perhonen’ to the full lecture hall and the audience of 90 people.

‘minä perhonen’ is a fashion and textile design brand founded in 1995 by designer Akira Minagawa to produce clothes that do not lose their allure through the lapse of time.

Aalto University contact and information:

Maarit Salolainen
Professor of Textile Design (Adjunct)

Tiina Paavilainen
Designer in Residence

Department of Design
MA programme for Fashion, Clothing and Textile Design / FaCT
Period11 Apr 2019
Event typeOther
LocationEspoo, Finland
Degree of RecognitionInternational